24 March 2009
Notes to Self (re: packing/moving)
1- Packing with a 4 1/2 year old who is very interested in EVERYTHING you take off the bookshelf or out of a drawer is not as easy as one might think. Nor does it move as quickly as one would like.
2- One can accumulate a TON of stuff in the space of two years. Even when one thinks she has been really good about throwing away the "unnecessary things."
3- "Airplane" size bottles of booze are really only good for when you are on an airplane. Unless the bottle is actually the size of an airplane...
4- If one looks at something and thinks, "this should go in the garbage," one really ought to throw it in the bin immediately.
5- The amount of beer a person drinks while packing is directly proportional to the number of boxes packed, however, the amount of work accomplished, is inversely proportional.
6- Blogging is also not conducive to box-packing.
7- I may need a "shoe whores anonymous" group... if not for the shoes, then for the books.
8- Mentally planning barbecues and dinner parties is NOT packing, nor is it any kind of actual moving preparation. It is, however, great for procrastination.
9- Packing 10 half-full bottles of booze is less fun than drinking 10 half-full bottles of booze... although, I'm sure the hangover is nearly the same.
10- Things WILL be chaotic and messy. Get over it. You are moving!! Yay!!